"Let it be to load the car into the outlet at home.end the call now comes from the Fortum and the Consumers insurance bureau.nRisken of fire is great – in addition, the risk of the insurance will be greatly reduced."
"the Interest for buying electric cars grows substantially. Just in the last year, sales of rechargeable cars by 40 per cent in Sweden."
"the Government's new bonus-malussystem, that provides substantial bonus to those who purchase electric cars, is also expected to fuel growth further."
"”at Risk of serious fires”"
"But the development also risks. Fortum is now warning that the charge your car at home in a regular outlet."
" We know that there are many who put the cord in the usual ladduttag, something that is liable to cause serious cable fires since the cables are not rated for as high impact over a longer period of time. It is important that you have a properly installed and approved laddbox, " says Sofia Kjellqvist, product manager for the download at Fortum, in a press release."
"Would a kabelbrand occur without a properly installed laddbox is also the risk of the insurance to be greatly reduced," says Peter Strong, försäkringsjurist on the Consumers insurance bureau."
"May be reduced by 50 percent"
"– In the terms of the insurance policy is often the duty of care which specifies that electrical installations should be professionally mounted. Without a properly installed laddbox is a risk that the compensation is lowered, sometimes by as much as 50 percent. It can mean large financial losses if the house takes fire because of an by an unnecessary kabelbrand."
"the national electrical safety board has recently appointed a commission of inquiry which, among other things, examine the risks associated with download of electric cars."